Austin Theory is a bodybuilder and a professional wrestler who performs under the stage name of Theory and is currently signed to Raw. Theory is also the 2022 Money In The Bank Winner.
Austin has been with WWE since 2019 and competes under his ring name on the Raw Brand. He has already earned the NXT Year-End Award as the Future Star of NXT in 2020 after just one year with WWE. In 2019, Pro Wrestling ranked him 80th out of 500 single competitors in the PWI 500.
In addition to WWE, he has previously competed for World Wrestling Network Affiliates, the Independent Circuit, The Crash, and other Mexican promotions.
He has already won the XWA Heavyweight Championship and the WWN Championship twice. He has also won the Mucha Global Championship and the Evolves Championship once.
Who Is Austin Theory Father?
Despite being a well-known wrestler, Austin Theory’s family details are still unknown; his father’s name is not included in his Wikipedia entry.
Austin was born in Georgia in 1997, and, based on his information, he didn’t appear close to his father. Even on his Instagram profile, the wrestler does not seem to mention his family at all.
There are many pictures of him with famous celebrities, close friends, and his girlfriend, but he has no photo of his parents, which may indicate that he had a bad childhood.
Austin Theory Real Name And Relation With Vince McMahon
Austin Theory is his real name, and he is mainly popular for his nickname Theory.
He is known to try his best to establish a good relationship with Vince McMahon for an opportunity to share some screen time with the former chairman.
During one of RAW’s early segments on November 29, 2021, Vince McMahon smacked Austin Theory. According to him, he had no clue the slap was coming.
Due to his on-screen friendship with Vince McMahon, The Austin Theory will face Pat McAfee on Night 2 of WrestleMania 38. He reports that the sessions with McMahon allow him to learn and offer his own thoughts on his character.
Austin Theory Net Worth: How Rich Is He?
Austin Theory’s net worth is reported to be $2 million as one of WWE’s young but wealthy wrestlers.
Every year, WWE pays him $400,000 as compensation, and his main income source is through competing in wrestling matches.
It also includes the allowance, bonuses, and incentives for competing and winning.
A WWE wrestler’s compensation can range from $50,000 to $12 million. Brock Lesnar is the highest-paid WWE wrestler, earning more than $12 million annually.
Who Won The Money In The Bank 2022?
Austin Theory, who was the 8th participant in the match, won the money in the bank.
The night’s main event was the Money in the Bank ladder match between Raw’s Riddle, Omos, and Seth Rollins against SmackDown’s Sami Zayn, Drew McIntyre, Madcap Moss, and Sheamus.
Before the contest began, WWE representative Adam Pearce came out and revealed that Theory from Raw would be joining in the match, bringing the total to eight players.
Sheamus ascended the opposite side of the ladder, but McIntyre pushed the ladder and knocked Sheamus down. Riddle executed an RKO on Rollins off of the ladder as he mounted the ladder.
Theory won the bout by shoving Riddle down and unhooking the briefcase in the final minutes.